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Jean Brossard: Audio visual output for a gaming device. International Game Technology, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, October 16, 2001: US06302790 (696 worldwide citation)

A gaming device is provided in which a plurality of possible prizes includes both monetary prizes and/or an audio and/or motion picture output a performance of a celebrity. The output which is provided is one of a plurality of stored celebrity performances preferably selected at random.


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Paulina Glavich: Gaming bonus apparatus and method with player interaction. International Game Technology, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, October 30, 2001: US06309300 (656 worldwide citation)

A gaming system provides a main game and a bonus feature with the bonus feature providing for user interaction. In one aspect, user interaction involves allowing a player to select at least some of a plurality of selectable items. When a selectable item is selected, a prize, multiplier or other item ...


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Robert A Luciano Jr, Anthony J Baerlocher, Chris T Brune, Jason Mayeroff: Hybrid gaming apparatus and method. International Game Technology, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, July 31, 2001: US06267669 (347 worldwide citation)

A gaming device and method for a hybrid game including a coordination/dexterity portion and/or traditional game portion is provided. Preferably, both a coordination/dexterity game and a traditional game are part of a single hybrid game, both of which portions are played using a single display device ...


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Terence Matthew O&apos Halloran: Operation of gaming machines with addition of wild card symbols. I G T, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, August 27, 2002: US06439993 (344 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus concerning the operation of gaming machines is provided. The method generally comprises providing a gaming machine having a plurality of simulated spinning reels capable of displaying a wild card symbol at any of the reels. According to the present invention, upon the appearan ...


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Hardy Lee Crumby: Gaming system with individualized centrally generated random number generator seeds. IGT, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, March 18, 2003: US06533664 (306 worldwide citation)

A gaming system is provided in which a plurality of gaming terminals have gaming outcomes that are provided in response to a game outcome seed sent, to the gaming terminals, from a central computer. The game outcome seeds are individualized in the sense that not all gaming terminals in the system us ...


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Lawrence A Weinstein: Hemostatis valve comprising an elastomeric partition having opposed intersecting slits. Cordis Corporation, George H Gerstman, December 2, 1986: US04626245 (290 worldwide citation)

A hemostasis valve for a catheter or the like may be a self-sealing, penetrable barrier which comprises an elastomeric partition made of an integral piece. A first slit is cut on the first side of the partition, while a second slit is cut in a second, opposite side of the partition. The first and se ...


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Jean Brossard, Dennis Mead: Combination selection and display method and apparatus for a gaming terminal. International Game Technology, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, April 2, 2002: US06364767 (270 worldwide citation)

An electronic gaming terminal includes a game portion which allows a user to select one component from among a plurality of components, in each of a plurality of categories. Preferably, at least one category relates to an entertainment component such a selecting a song, video or the like, and/or sel ...


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Chris T Brune: Free game prizing method and apparatus for an electronic gaming terminal. International Game Technology, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, September 3, 2002: US06443452 (269 worldwide citation)

A gaming terminal provides at least a portion of at least one prize in the form of at least one or more free game rounds. A benefit may be calculated as the difference between the value of the prize if paid out in coins or other monetary value and the value paid out as free game rounds. In one aspec ...


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Hardy Lee Crumby, Ali Saffari, Richard Pennington: Large prize central management. International Game Technology, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, July 16, 2002: US06419583 (266 worldwide citation)

In a gaming system, a central computer generates a plurality of game win-loss outcome stacks, each stack having at least one “win” (preferably, large-prize) outcome. Sub-stacks, from among the plurality of stacks, are transmitted to casino or other group controllers or computers, each casino control ...


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Bill Wells, James T McGlone: Gaming device identification method and apparatus. International Game Technology, George H Gerstman, Seyfarth Shaw, December 3, 2002: US06488585 (211 worldwide citation)

An electronic memory which cannot be modified or erased, such as one-time programmable or add-only (OTP/AO) memory is used for storing direct or indirect indications of characteristics of a gaming terminal or its components. Preferably, a plurality of gaming terminal boards includes memory that has ...



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